Mark Schaub

Schaub, Mark

Areas of practice

Mark Schaub specializes in foreign direct investment, M&A and restructuring in China. He has advised on foreign investment projects in all major sectors in China with a cumulative value exceeding USD 20 billion. He is familiar with China issues faced by companies of all sizes and is a trusted advisor to many companies ranging from family owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies. He is also the global co-head of our consumer practice.

Work experience

Mark Schaub has worked as a lawyer in Shanghai since 1993. He was the first foreign partner to join our China firm in 2000. Prior to this, he worked in well-known German and American law firms in their Shanghai offices. He has been consistently recognized as one of the “Leading Lawyers” by Legal 500 and a number of authoritative legal ranking media for corporate practice.

In addition to his work as legal counsel Mr. Schaub has been appointed as a director to joint ventures and WFOEs in various sectors and has also been liquidation chairman of several large Sino-foreign joint ventures.

He is also the author of the following books “China: the Art of Law – Chronicling deals, disasters, greed, stupidity and occasional success in China” (CCH) and “China Strategy – Entry, Operation and Exit” (Wolters Kluwer). 

He is currently working on “All I want is Everything” a book on the Chinese consumer.

Mark’s working languages are English, German, and Mandarin. 

Location

AQ Contact

AQ Contact
Mark Schaub is one of our AQ contacts.
Legal insights

This article analyzes the impact of the New PRC regulations on infant formula manufacturers.

16 June 2016

This article presents highlights associated with the CFDA seeking Public Comment on Permitted Ingredients List for Supplements.

12 June 2016

International companies trading in cross-border ecommerce in cosmetics, infant formula milk powder, medical devices & health have a reprieve until at least 11 May 2017.

27 May 2016

Cross-border ecommerce has moved from being a possible avenue to sell to the China consumer, to the only way to sell to China.

09 May 2016